Walnut Street Theatre Studio 5.
Please Note – The Walnut Street Theatre Mainstage and Independence Studio on 3 are not available for rental, except by special bookings made through the Managing Director's office.
Studio 5 is a 52-seat black box theatre located on the 5th floor of Walnut Street Theatre. This space is rented weekly each year between the last week of August and the first week of July to local theatre companies who do not have a home of their own. The space is rented out for plays only (musical productions are not permitted in this space). The rental week runs Tuesday–Sunday, and most groups rent for a minimum of two weeks at a time. Rentals for returning theatre companies are scheduled first, and the remaining weeks are filled in on a first-come, first-served basis. Bookings begin in January for the upcoming season.
Rental Rate: $725 per week ($700/ week rental fee plus $25/week maintenance fee) plus a $150 refundable security deposit.
Rental Space Includes: 52-seat black box theatre, 2 dressing rooms, basic lighting and sound equipment, insurance coverage.
Rental does not include production staff, box office or advertising.
Performance Schedule: Weekday and Saturday matinees are not permitted in this space. Sunday matinees are permitted subject to other rehearsals/performances occurring at the Walnut during the rental period. Performances are permitted Tuesday - Sunday evenings. The space is not available to rental companies on Mondays.
For More Information or To Book the Space: Contact Jessica Doheny at 215-574-3550 ext. 577.
The Walnut has 3 spaces to rent for rehearsals and auditions, subject to availability. Bookings should be made at least one week in advance.
- Rehearsal Hall 4 (43' x 22' with piano and outside waiting area)
- Rehearsal Hall 6 (43' x 22' with dance floor, full wall mirrors and piano)
- Classroom 6B (22' X 18' with full wall mirrors and piano)
- For-Profit Companies - $40/hour
- Non-Profit Companies - $25/hour